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War, journalism and the shaping of the twentieth century : the life and times of Henry W. Nevinson

Author: Angela V John
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : I.B. Tauris ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on Nevinson's compelling diaries covering nearly 50 years, Angela V. John's powerful writing captures for the first time, the story of this important and groundbreaking figure. Nevinson's life sheds new light on the construction of the world order in the last century, at the same time helping the media-dominated modern age to understand more clearly the changing role of the war correspondent. His perspectives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry Woodd Nevinson; Henry Woodd Nevinson; Henry Woodd Nevinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela V John
ISBN: 1845110811 9781845110819
OCLC Number: 69136563
Description: xvii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Henry W. Nevinson and the drafting of history --
Finding Arcadia: Greece, war and work --
Into Africa: the South African war --
Exposing slavery: Angloa and 'the islands of Hell' --
The battle for freedom: Russia, revolution and empire --
The romantic rebel: suffrage, sex and family --
The Indian spirit --
From the Balkans to world war --
From our own correspondent: Gallipoli and the Western front --
A corresponding cause: Ireland --
Old and new worlds.
Other Titles: Life and times of Henry W. Nevinson
Responsibility: Angela V. John.

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Called the "King of Correspondents" Henry W Nevinson (1856-1941) captured the political zeitgeist of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Drawing on Nevinson's private diaries which span nearly 50  Read more...

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'Angela V. John understands the tests she sets herself. She passes with flying colours worthy of Nevinson and his great ally, Brailsford.' - Michael Foot, Tribune 'This excellent new biography.' - Read more...

 
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